Tag Archive: productivity

Oct 22 2014

Online, offline, but still falling behind: challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean

Based on a recently published McKinsey report, a discussion on challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean. At recent count, although the global population was around 7.1 billion at the end of 2013, only 40%, or 2.8 billion are online (Source: Internet World Stats). Though that figure might seem impressive, thought leaders, such as McKinsey …

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Oct 17 2014

5 tech offering to help you cope with the chikungunya virus

Four apps and one device that could be useful during the throes of, but more so after, a serious illness such as chikungunya that is currently plaguing the Caribbean. For those of us who live in the Caribbean, typically we know at least one person who has contracted the chikungunya virus. We might even have …

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Oct 01 2014

Skills today’s software developers need to be more competitive

A quick look at the top computer programmes languages for 2014, and additional skills that software developers ought to possess to better positioned for the current market. In newspapers in Trinidad and Tobago last week, and as reflected in our latest news roundup (published on Monday, 29 September), policy makers in the twin-island republic have …

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Sep 29 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 28 September 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 22 September to 28 September 2014. Monday, 22 September 2014 Gov’t pushes on with data protection Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands government has signaled its intention to proceed with enacting a Data Protection Law, aimed generally at shielding the privacy …

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Sep 10 2014

Are government-issued laptops being compromised at the factory or after being assigned?

A discussion on a recent report on finding spyware on a government-issued laptop assigned to a student, against concerns that the devices might already be compromised before they end up in the students’ hands. In Trinidad and Tobago last week, the Chairman of the board of directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio League …

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